Why is there lag when I play this game on a HDTV?

  1. Like what the topic says, why am I experiencing lag when I hook this game up to a HDTV? On a regular tv the response time are precise and instant, while on HD it takes nearly half a second for the game to respond.
    I know 1/2 a second really doesn't seem much, but for competitive play it means a lot. Is there anyway to reduce the lag while playing on a HDTV?

    User Info: Steel_Chair

    Steel_Chair - 7 years ago
  2. Additional Details:
    Yeah, I find it kinda strange. I tried out some other games to see if they had the same problem.
    Super Paper Mario worked out fine, but with Twilight Princess there's some slight lag.
    I also tried out Melee, and it was just as bad as Brawl.
    I'd test out some more games, but currently for the Wii I only have those 3 games and Wii Sports/Play. So I'm going to try some GC games to see if it has the same problem.
    Also to note, I'm not using any component cables(RBG) and I was wondering if those cables can affect game performance.

    User Info: Steel_Chair

    Steel_Chair - 7 years ago
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    @ Afrothunder
    Thanks for posting that link! So the problem here is both the Wii and HDTV. I don't think those component cables will help reduce the lag either.

    There's so much science behind a tv nowadays. Thank the tv gods that my CRT tv still works, I'll be playing my games on there.


    User Info: Steel_Chair

    Steel_Chair - 7 years ago

Accepted Answer

  1. My cousin had the same problems as well.

    Try reading this:

    http://www.smashboards.com/showthread.php?t=130287

    User Info: AfroThunderRule

    AfroThunderRule - 7 years ago 0 0

Other Answers

  1. Well, that sounds more like the Wii's problem than the TV's........
    You should have that checked.

    User Info: paper_otavio

    paper_otavio - 7 years ago 0 0

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